The Third People's Health Assembly will be held in Cape Town, South Africa from July 6-11, 2012 at the University of the Western Cape. The Assembly draws in civil society organizations and networks, social movements, academia and other stakeholders from around the globe. It provides a unique space for strengthening solidarity, sharing experiences, mutual learning and joint strategizing for future actions. It is an assembly for and by people. The first PHA was held in Savar, Bangladesh in 2000 and was attended by more than 1,500 people who endorsed The People’s Charter for Health, PHM’s, founding document.